Bengaluru, June 18: Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth won the Indonesia Open 2017 by beating Japan's Kazumasa Sakai 21-11, 21-19 in the final at Jakarta Convention Centre (JCC).
Srikanth had created a stir among the Indian fans and social media yesterday after creating an upset against world number 1 Son Wan-Ho in the semis. His opponent in the final had defeated another Indian badminton star HS Prannoy.
It was a simple win for the 24-year-old as he bagged the match in straight sets. It was a cake walk for him in the first set as he won it 21-11. The second set was close but Srikanth pocketed it easily.
Here are some tweets from celebrities and fans congratulating the shuttler
Former Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag congratulated Srikanth.
Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel congratulated Kidambi Srikanth.
Businessman Harsh Goenka congratulated Kidambi Srikanth.
Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot congratulated Srikanth.
Fan congratulated Srikanth Kidambi
A fan thanked Kidambi Srikanth for making India proud by winning Indonesia Open.
Bollywood actor Ritesh Deshmukh congratulated Srikanth.
Legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan congratulated Srikanth Kidambi.
BAI General Secretary Arun Narang congratulated Srikanth Kidambi/
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Kidambi Srikanth.